Keep up to date with all the latest news from the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation

Lets Learn Moor 2019

July 7, 2019

This week we have had the privilege of hosting almost 500 school children from 11 schools across rural and inner-city locations as we ran our 3rd “Lets Learn Moor” event […]

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Rosedale Wildlife Week

June 25, 2019

This week NYMMO are joining the North York Moors National Park for “Rosedale Wildlife Week”. There is a series of free events during the week to learn more about the […]

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The Dipper Chicks have Arrived

June 20, 2019

The nest photo we shared on the 7th June is now home to chicks.  The chicks will be fed by both parents and usually fledge between 20-24 days. The Dipper […]

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Lapwing Chick Sighting

June 20, 2019

Great close up photo sent in of this Lapwing chick, this Red Listed bird species is more commonly known as the “Peewit” in imitation of its display calls. The Lapwing […]

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Dry Heath Moor Regeneration in only 3 Months

June 19, 2019

Not the average time of year for a post on Heather Burning but I’ve just received this photo in that I’d like to share with you all. The photo shows […]

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Curlew Chick Predated by Stoat

June 18, 2019

After closer examination this curlew chick looks like it has been predated by a stoat. Curlews are Red Listed birds, they usually lay up to four eggs and so fingers […]

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NYMMO attend Countryside Days attended by 6,000+ Children

June 17, 2019

NYMMO joined the NGO Educational Trust in attending the free for schools to attend Countryside Days held at the Great Yorkshire Show ground last week. In two days there was […]

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Oystercatcher Chick Spotted

June 15, 2019

This little chick spotted yesterday isn’t as instantly recognisable as it’s parents who are very hard to miss. Oystercatchers are large black and white wading birds, with long, orange-red bills […]

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An Albino Stonechat

June 13, 2019

These photos have been sent through and they show a very rare bird, I’m sure not many of you will have seen an Albino Stonechat. This young Albino Stonechat was […]

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Open Farm Sunday, Stonebeck Gate Farm, Danby

June 10, 2019

NYMMO attended the Open Farm Sunday at Stonebeck Gate Farm for the 3rd consecutive year, this great initiative gives the chance for individuals to see a real working farm and […]

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Dipper spotted in North York Moors

June 7, 2019

Received these photos in last night, this Amber Listed bird gets its first show on the NYMMO page. The Dipper is a short-tailed plump bird with a low, whirring flight, […]

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June 4, 2019

  Come along for a fun afternoon and support the NYMMO gamekeepers as they take on Rosedale Football Club for a full length 90 Minute friendly match. Let’s hope they […]

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Gift of Game Coffee Morning

June 2, 2019

Check out these delicious cakes. NYMMO estate staff have been busy baking cakes and sweet treats and yesterday they held a coffee morning and cake sale to raise funds for […]

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MP Kevin Hollinrake visits Bransdale Estate to look at the benefits of Managed Moorland

May 31, 2019

Charlie Woof beat keeper from the Bransdale Estate in the North York Moors hosted Kevin Hollinrake, Conservative MP for Thirsk and Malton on a tour of the estate this week. […]

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Top Tips for Avoiding TICKS

May 26, 2019

Reports for 2019 so far indicate that we are seeing exceedingly high numbers of ticks and with the threat of contracting Lyme Disease a possibility we thought we’d give you […]

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The Annual – Speed Kills Post

May 25, 2019

SLOW DOWN – SPEED KILLS We would like to stress the importance of curbing high speeds on moor roads as we look to try and protect the lives of as […]

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You’ve just got to know where to look

May 24, 2019

A volunteer from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) accompanied one of our game keepers onto the moors and ringed 83 chicks, consisting of 16 Curlew, 18 Golden Plover and […]

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A Barbecue on the North York Moors, Is it worth the risk?

May 23, 2019

2019 to date has seen continued long spells of unseasonably dry warm weather and minimal rain.  The first 2 photos have been sent in today demonstrate just how dry the […]

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The necessity of man made ponds on the moors

May 23, 2019

The North York Moors have a vast number of man made ponds and many of these have been in place for a long time.  These ponds provide vital water supplies […]

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Spot The Nest

May 22, 2019

The following photos give an idea of how well the grouse nests are concealed in the heather, the first 2 photos show the hen grouse sat on the eggs and […]

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